Man on a pushbike pulls out gun

PUBLISHED: 17:45 06 June 2011

Police talked down teen threatening suicide from bridge

Police talked down teen threatening suicide from bridge

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A man on a pushbike pulled out a gun after getting into an argument with a van driver

The van driver was unloading machinery in Poyser Street, off Old Bethnal Green Road, when the suspect wanted to get past on his bicycle last Thursday at around 3.20pm

The suspect then took out a gun and threatened the van driver after starting an argument with the driver, before making off on his pedal bike, according to police,

The suspect is described as a white man, aged 45-50 years, 5ft8ins tall and of slim build. He was wearing yellow builder style boots, navy blue shorts down to his knees and a light green T-shirt .

Tower Hamlets Police are investigating.

Anyone with information is urged to call the Serious Acquisitive Crime Unit on 0208 217 4162 or Crimestoppers anonymously 0800 555 1111

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